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Goodman Building restoration works wins industry award

18 July 2023

Have you ever driven past the beautiful heritage-listed Goodman Building when passing the Garden on Hackney Road? Did you know this building was formerly the base for the Municipal Tramways Trust but now serves as the Botanic Gardens and State Herbarium administration building.

Beneath the waves: Discovering nature's hidden ocean gems

07 June 2023

World Ocean Day is an annual celebration held on 8 June which unites and rallies the world to protect and restore our blue planet. In our latest blog, State Herbarium's Jem Barratt takes a deep dive into how its scientific work focusing on seagrasses and seaweed helps with the restoration and preservation of our ocean ecosystems.

Secret Garden: The State Herbarium of South Australia

30 March 2023

In the latest instalment of the Botanic Youth Series for SA Youth Week 2023, Lilli meets with a young intern at the State Herbarium, who is exploring how its hidden treasures are still a source of important botanical information today.

Growing Minds: Cultivating a love for the garden among young students

24 March 2023

In the latest instalment of the Botanic Youth Series for SA Youth Week 2023, Lilli visits a young volunteer who shares her love of the garden to help teach some important lessons to our community's most precious young scholars in the Little Sprouts Kitchen Garden.

Seed Secrets Revealed: Exploring the fascinating life of a Seed Centre volunteer

24 March 2023

In the first instalment of the Botanic Youth Series for SA Youth Week 2023, dedicated volunteer Lilli goes behind the scenes at the South Australian Seed Conservation Centre to find out more about the young people who graciously give their time to assist with the protection of our threatened state flora.